Widely regarded as one of the most distinguished Greek poets of the 20th century, Constantine Peter Cavafy became known for his own individual style. During his lifetime, he preferred to share his work through local newspapers and magazines only. His first book was published two years after his death. He also worked as a journalist and a civil servant.
Greek socialite, model, and adult entertainer Julia Alexandratou was 16 when she won the Miss Young contest. In 2006, she won the Miss Greece International pageant. Over the years, she has hosted shows, released music, and posed for magazine covers. She made headlines with her appearance in a 2010 porn clip.
Elena Tsagrinou is a Greek singer best known for her participation in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2021 where she represented Cyprus with the song El Diablo; Tsagrinou finished 16th in the contest. She is also a voice actress and has voiced important characters in the Greek version of films like Free Birds (2013) and Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017).
Manolis Glezos was a politician, author, journalist, and folk hero. He is best remembered for his participation in the Greek resistance during World War II. During the Axis occupation of Greece, Glezos marched towards the Acropolis of Athens where he took down the flag of Nazi Germany. He was also an award-winning journalist and helped popularize Rizospastis and I Avgi.
Vicky Kaya is a Greek television presenter, fashion model, actress, and entrepreneur. Kaya has graced the covers of several international fashion magazines like Elle, Marie Claire, Vogue, Madame Figaro, and Esquire. As an entrepreneur, Vicky Kaya is credited with founding a couple of brands, namely Great for Women and The Fashion Workshop, with the former focusing on women's well-being.
Eugenia Manolidou is a Greek classical composer, television presenter, and conductor. Apart from her musical career, Manolidou has also appeared in popular TV shows like Dancing with the Stars and MasterChef Greece. In 2014, her work La Pisanella, the girl from Pisa was honored at Key to the Future, an opera composition competition, with the Popularity Prize.
Alexandra Pascalidou is a Greek-Swedish television hostess, columnist, and author. She is best known for hosting popular events like Melodifestivalen and Eurovision Song Contest. Over the course of her career, Alexandra Pascalidou has received several prestigious awards such as the Bellman Prize, St Eriks Medal, and Integration Award.
Maya Tsoclis is a travel journalist whose documentary series Taxidevontas stin Ellada and its sequel Travelling with Maya Tsoclis made her a household name in Greece. A former member of parliament, Tsoclis represented PASOK before quitting politics. She is also credited with creating several websites and travel magazines. Tsoclis is also credited with co-founding the internationally awarded craft beer, NISSOS.